Archive for November 30th, 2012

MEADS shot down MQM-107 target

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The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) has shot down it’s first air-breathing target at White Sands Missile Range.

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Upgraded Indian Jaguar takes flight

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HAL has flown the first flight of an upgraded Jaguar that has improved avionics.

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PLAN carried out exercise to escort “large surface vessel” in Japan’s exclusive economic zone

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A PLAN flotilla sailed between Okinawa island and Miyakojima on Nov. 28 in an exercise to escort a “large surface vessel.”

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Taiwan donates two UH-1H to Guatemala

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Taiwan donated two UH-1H helicopters to Guatemala this week.

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Dutch CH-47F training at Fort Hood kicks off

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The first Dutch CH-47F training at Fort Hood was inaugurated on Nov. 27.

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